cheroot

  • 1 Cheroot — Che*root (ch[ e]*r[=oo]t ; 277), n. [Tamil shuru[.t][.t]u, prop., a roll.] A kind of cigar, originally brought from Manila, in the Philippine Islands; now often made of inferior or adulterated tobacco. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 cheroot — late 17c., probably from Port. charuto cigar, from Tamil curuttu roll (of tobacco), from curul to roll …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 cheroot — ► NOUN ▪ a cigar with both ends open. ORIGIN French cheroute, from a Tamil word meaning roll of tobacco …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 cheroot — [shə ro͞ot′] n. [< Tamil churuṭṭu, a roll] a cigar with both ends cut square …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Cheroot — Mark Twain fumant un stogie Le Cheroot (ou Stogie) est un cigare coupé aux deux extrémités au cours de la fabrication. Ils peuvent être fabriqués mécaniquement à bas prix, ce qui leur assure une grande diffusion. Les stogies ont une longueur de 9 …

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  • 6 Cheroot — The cheroot or stogie is a cylindrical cigar with both ends clipped during manufacture. Since cheroots do not taper, they are inexpensive to roll mechanically, and their low cost makes them particularly popular. Typically, stogies have a length… …

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  • 7 cheroot — UK [ʃəˈruːt] / US [ʃəˈrut] noun [countable] Word forms cheroot : singular cheroot plural cheroots a cigar that is flat at both ends …

    English dictionary

  • 8 cheroot — [[t]ʃəru͟ːt[/t]] cheroots N COUNT A cheroot is a cigar with both ends cut flat …

    English dictionary

  • 9 cheroot — noun Etymology: Tamil curuṭṭu, literally, roll Date: circa 1679 a cigar cut square at both ends …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 cheroot — /sheuh rooht /, n. a cigar having open, untapered ends. [1660 70; < Tamil curuttu roll (of tobacco)] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 11 cheroot — noun A cigar with square cut ends …

    Wiktionary

  • 12 cheroot — che|root [ʃəˈru:t] n [Date: 1600 1700; : Tamil; Origin: curuttu roll ] a small ↑cigar with both ends cut straight …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 cheroot — che|root [ ʃə rut ] noun count a CIGAR that is flat at both ends …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 cheroot — che·root || ʃə ruːt n. cigarette …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 cheroot —    (sheh ROOT) [Tamil] A cigar, particularly one with open, untapered ends …

    Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • 16 cheroot — [ʃə ru:t] noun a cigar with both ends open. Origin C17: from Fr. cheroute, from Tamil curuṭṭu roll of tobacco …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 17 cheroot — noun (C) a cigar with both ends cut straight cherry / tSeri/ noun 1 (C) a small red or black round fruit with a long thin stem: a bunch of cherries | cherry tart 2 a) (C) also cherry tree the tree on which this fruit grows b) (U) the wood of this …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 cheroot — che·root …

    English syllables

  • 19 cheroot — che•root [[t]ʃəˈrut[/t]] n. a cigar having open, untapered ends • Etymology: 1660–70; < Tamil curuṭṭu roll (of tobacco) …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 cheroot — /ʃəˈrut / (say shuh rooht) noun a cigar having open, unpointed ends. {French chéroute, from Tamil shuruttu a roll} …

    Australian English dictionary